Dating Pro Digest: Tete-A-Tete With Tinder CEO; Jewish Dating Site Invites Moms To Get Involved; Hornet Releases New ‘Pride Edition’ Version

Jun 4, 2020
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Dating industry news digest for today:

  • Tete-a-tete with Tinder CEO on dating in times of COVID-19
  • New Jewish dating site invites moms to get involved
  • Hornet releases new ‘Pride Edition’ version to celebrate Pride Month



Tete-a-tete with Tinder CEO on dating in times of COVID-19

Since the pandemic, people were looking for more connection while sticking to social distancing.

Tinder CEO Ellie Seidman shared how Covid impacted Tinder and how they are working towards keeping users engaged and safe.

In this interview, they discussed how Tinder with its ‘Global Mode’ and other features tries to alleviateboredom and loneliness.

View full interview here



New Jewish dating site invites moms to get involved

Dating site JustKibbitz plans to return the ‘shadchan’ tradition, inviting moms to do the matchmaking with their children.

The research that they conducted earlier showed that 50% of millennials would be open to their mother choosing their date. If the date is pre-paid, that number rises to 92%.

They plan to build a platform for moms to have fun with their kids and among themselves!

“Another one of the respondents said that having their mom match for them would be like ‘dating in [her] mom’s day’,” said Kaplan. “That is when we realized that this is nothing truly new. In fact, this is how we’ve always met romantic matches – through friends and family.”

View full article here



Hornet releases new ‘Pride Edition’ version to celebrates Pride Month

Social app for gay people Hornet celebrates Pride Month with its latest Pride Edition release.

The new update was dedicated to Stonewall Uprising in 1969, which is regarded as the beginning of the LGBTQ movement.

Main feature of the update is ‘Who Checked You Out?’ that allows a user to see all people that visited their profile page.

View full article here





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